Dr. Marr is an experienced Technical Specialist whose areas of technical expertise include chemical arts, mechanical arts, energy science and engineering, computer science, algorithms and artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, data science, computational mathematics, and modeling & simulation. Prior to joining MH2, his technical experience spanned the public, private and academic sectors. He held a research scientist position with the U.S. Government, was an Engineering Project Lead for Lockheed Martin Corporation, a Corporate Fellow and Senior Principal Scientist for Abraxas Corporation, and an Executive Vice President of Technology for RAI, LLC.
Since 2010, Dr. Marr has taught a popular introductory modeling and simulation class at George Mason University in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences. Throughout his career, he maintained a record of success across a broad spectrum of technologies, as an individual contributor, as a technical program manager and as an inventor. He won several awards, including Lockheed’s President’s Circle Award, given to the top 1% of Lockheed employees, and was also recognized by GMU for his undergraduate teaching ability.
Dr. Marr’s Ph.D. research investigated high temperature synthetic chemistry in gaseous fuel combustion and was supported by the NIH. His post-doctoral research, conducted at MIT’s Energy Laboratory, addressed the super-critical water oxidation kinetics of sulfur containing compounds and was supported by the U.S. Army. He also conducted undergraduate research in synthetic organic chemistry and in automated chemical process control.